The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 20 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.19% 10.29% 10.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.00% 63.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £377 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £437 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Application Platforms Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 22.12% 16.18% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 12
Average daily rate £420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Stirling region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 9 (69.23%) FileNet
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (53.85%) Content Management
5 6 (46.15%) Document Management
5 6 (46.15%) Workflow
5 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Content Management
6 5 (38.46%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
7 4 (30.77%) Stress Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 2 (15.38%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (15.38%) Spring
9 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 2 (15.38%) FileNet Content Manager
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) Documentum
9 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) JSP
9 2 (15.38%) Web Services
9 2 (15.38%) UNIX

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) FileNet
2 8 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) FileNet Content Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.69%) Build Forge
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (15.38%) FileNet Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Documentum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) SPNEGO
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Content Management
2 6 (46.15%) Document Management
2 6 (46.15%) Workflow
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stress Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) RAD
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase